It's official, South Africa is getting shafted when it comes to Titanfall. We can only hope that if and when we eventually get the Xbox One, Microsoft will up their game and bring in local servers, too. For now, though, we will have to do without one of the biggest games of the year, and maybe even more big titles as time goes by. But is it all EA's fault?
Our local indies really are shaking up the world at the moment with Desktop Dungeons finally releasing to critical acclaim and then we had Snailboy which really pushed our local graphical prowess onto the world stage. But now we have something completely different which the world just can’t get enough of.
Alright, so Geoff already told you about the awesome COD: Ghosts Million Dollar Championship for XBOX. The winner of the qualifier will get flown to LA to compete against the best in the world for the big prize. But Megarom wants to show off the uniquely South African talent, and they need your help.
Microsoft has been very vocal about how the cloud is going to add a ton of power to their Xbox One console and that as things roll out we will see the benefit of the cloud. One of these benefits is that they are offering cut price server hosting for multiplayer games using their Azure platform.
A fresh batch of Xbox One rumours have surfaced, and there’s some interesting news in there for local readers still waiting for news on a South African release of the console. According to The Verge, the console could be hitting the country in October.
It can be really hard to break into the eSports scene - teams struggle to get recognized, it can be difficult to get sponsors, and even poor ping can cause problems for locals. We've talked about what it can take to go pro, but once you get there, is it even worth the trouble? In light of PandaTank's retirement from eSports, I asked Congo Kyle some questions, with interesting answers.
It’s a new year and as such it’s time to attempt brand new things again. What we are aiming to do this year is interview as many online gaming clans as possible and what better way to start things off than with South Africa’s only, as far as we know, female-only gaming clan.
Those who have been following me on twitter must now know that my kids have become obsessed with Minecraft. It’s all they seem to want to do now and I spend half my parenting life trying to get them to go outside and swim or something… I’ve become my mother.
I previously posted about my concerns surrounding our League of Legends team in place to take on Israel and Denmark in a tri nations tournament.
So we know you love gaming and gaming news else you wouldn’t be reading this but I bet you also enjoy some solid music and sometimes would prefer to hear the news read to you and discussed rather than viewing everything.
It seems the initially reported date for the local release of the PlayStation 4 could have been an error; according to local videogames purveyor BT Games (via MyGaming), the latest console from Sony will actually be coming a little bit later than we had hoped.
We may be lazy here at Lazygamer and we may be disorganised but we are definitely not liars… so that match I spoke about a while ago has definitely not been forgotten.
So I posted on Friday that I didn’t want to cover much of the MSSA anymore but then I got hassled for most of Friday and Saturday about the coverage so I decided to do some more investigation and what I found was quite disappointing.
Over the weekend our very own local StarCraft 2 magician, Nathan Anderson ‘StatiC’, was in Bucharest to represent our country in the world-renowned DreamHack tournament.
So yesterday we continued our series investigating the local MSSA with a post about their insane contract requirements for official players. At the time Colin requested to contact Darryn to discuss the issue and was told he needed to contact me as I was running with this.